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Non Secondary Surveillance Radar

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Member Main|

Making a TV show just 'aint like it used to be Non Secondary Surveillance Radar Areas. An agreement (which refers to what are called NTAs, explained on the Airspace page, and which allow gliders without transponders to fly above FL100 up to FL195 in some areas) expires on 31 March unless a new agreement [...]

10th January 2016

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 January 10th, 2016|Member Main|

Thanks  At it's recent meeting the club committee recorded it's thanks to Paul Reavill for setting up replacement glider batteries and Dave Reedie for fitting a new air band radio into K8 CFF. Basic Inspector Ratings Gained - Congratulations to Colin Taylor and Mick Featherstone, assistants to Warwick Horne and Steve Benn in the aircraft [...]

8th January 2016

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Member Main|

More Simulator Demonstrators to be Trained  John McKenzie reports: Seven intrepid souls have put themselves forward for simulator demonstrator training, to start later this month.  As a consequence, the simulator will be seeing a lot of use at weekends, for a few weeks. Ten members already have the rating, which allows them to demonstrate flying in the [...]

Mike Bushel Gliding – The Movie

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 August 15th, 2015|Camphill Blog|

Mike Bushell - The Movie Mike Bushell from the BBC tries his hand at gliding For those of you who missed the broadcast. you can find it at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33945275 Instruction is truly free - you just pay for each launch and the time you spend in the air. For a Junior, that's [...]

BBC’s Mike Bushell Tries his hand at Gliding

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Camphill Blog|

  Mike Bushell from the BBC tries his hand at gliding BBC Sports reporter Mike Bushell came to the Camphill Vintage week on its 80th birthday to further the sport of gliding especially amongst the young. His Saturday Breakfast TV sport round-up on BBC1 will be aired in the next few weeks and [...]

Bonus Day

By | 2017-04-26T10:57:50+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Camphill Blog|

A bonus day for club gliders!  The day had almost been given up on because of high winds in the morning with wave effects that resulted in the west edge windsock indicating strong west wind and the launch point wind sock showing an east wind!!  But by about 2.30 things had quietened down somewhat. With [...]

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